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Oct 28, 2012 10:30pm PDT
>>> my name is chris stevens, i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. i had the honor to serve as the envoy to the libyan revolution and i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights. now i'm excited to return to libya to continue the great work we've started, building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you the libyan people achieve your goals. right now i'm in washington, preparing for my assignment. as i walk around the monuments and memorials commemorating the courageous men and women that made america what it is, i'm reminded we too went through challenging periods, when america was divided by a bitter civil war 150 years ago. president abraham lincoln had the vision to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. si
KICU
Oct 16, 2012 7:00pm PDT
there in city hall. >> gasia, ambassador stevens had strong ties to the bay area and those paying tribute to him at city hall from federal to international citizens. the crowd heard from former u.s. secretary of state, representative barbara lee out of oakland and the lib yan ambassador to the united states. organizers plan for a thousand guests at city hall. the service came together over the last couple of weeks. steven's family approached the rest of the mayor's office of protocol about holding this event in the city. >> this is a sea of government and, you know, he did serve our government. >> christopher stevens was a participant, a full, strong, effective participant in his beloved democracy. >> he talked with the people. he meet with the people. he knows their suffering. >> we also heard tonight from retired u.s. ambassador thomas. he knew and worked with am bos dar stevens. he's also heading up a pnl investigating steven's death in libya. >> we're not in a position to xhernt about that because we're in the middle of that investigation so that's continuing on. >> we're told by the mayor's
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
at the ceremony taking place right now in city hall. stevens death and the investigation into what happened is expected to come up in tonight's presidential debate. for now friends, family and strangers are gathered here at city hall to celebrate his life and his achievements. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> today's service began with a tribute video to ambassador stevens. the video features chris stevens introducing himself as the ambassador to libya. it mentioned his accomplishments in the middle east. chris also expresses his accomplishments in libya. >>> there are a lot of things you can say about chris stevens one of them is he always seemed to be smiling. rita williams got to know his parents and today they shared stories about their son. including why his family called him ambassador years before he became a real ambassador. >> reporter: as chris stevens parents told me a few weeks ago they wanted to be sure that today this is a celebration of their son's life not how he died. >> that's chris as a brand new baby. >> reporter: his proud mothe
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
francisco city hall to honor the ambassador who was killed there. christopher stevens grew up in piedmont and graduated from uc berkeley and ucsf hastings school of law. john alston shows us the outpouring of praise tonight. >> reporter: the memorial began with a video narrated by christopher stevens himself. >> now i am excited to return to libya to return the great work we have started. it is building a solid partnership between the united states and libya to help you, the libyan people a you chief your goals. the libyan people to achieve their goals. >> his brother talked about the last time they said goodbye several months ago. >> now that it is time to say goodbye, i don't see any reason to deviate from that custom. so my big brother, my best friend, i will see you next time. >> on september 11th, stevens was killed during a terrorist raid on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. three other americans also died. among the speakers was the libyan ambassador to the u.s. who said stevens stood with the libyan people during their revolution against qaddafi. >> we are sorry we cannot pro
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
francisco's city hall for christopher stevens. he was the u.s. ambassador to libya killed with three other americans in that terror attack last month on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. stevens was 52 and leaves a wife and two children. bill whitaker is covering. ambassador stevens was remembered today by diplomats and dignitaries, politicians and friends, they gathered to commemorate him in the grand rotunda of san francisco city hall. >> our city will always remember ambassador stevens as a hero who served all americans. >> u.n. diplomat and visiting, c berkeley professor bartu worked closely with him through the libyan civil war and remembers him as a best friend and as a competent miss player. >> he would wear you down. >> always with pa smile on his face, that's how he did his diplomacy. >> and that is what made stevens a stabilizing force in and unsettled part of the world. >> so he wasn't the type of diplomat who stayed behind diplomatic walls. he got out among the people. >> that is true. he was very widely regarded. his family is being overwhelmed with expressions of condolence. >>
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 4:00am PDT
their respects to slain ambassador chris stevens. this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, october 17, 2012. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm vinita nair. the second presidential debate of campaign 2012 turned out to be a contentious political prize fight. after his passive performance in the first meeting, a clearly fired up president obama pressed the attack against mitt romney. but romney did not back down and the sparks flew. the candidates argued about everything from the economy to foreign affairs as the president worked to make up ground lost following their first meeting. randall pinkston is at the de/* debate site. >> reporter: the "new york times" headline this morning basically sums up what happened last night, rivals bring bare fists to rematch. from beginning to end the candidates clashed on almost everything and somehow managed to answer a few questions from the town hall audience. president obama and mitt romney wasted little time going after each other in the second debate. >> there were a whole bunch of oil companies. >> i had a question and how much -- >> you w
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
and bay area native killed in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. christopher stevens was killed, also killed a computer expert and two ex-navy s.e.a.l.s. bob redell joins us live in san francisco where thousands of expected to turn out for today's memorial for stevens. he also has new details on the investigation into that attack. good morning, bob. >> reporter: good morning, laura. the family of ambassador christopher stevens has invited the family to attend the memorial service. it will take place around 4:30 this afternoon in san francisco city hall in the rotunda. several hundred people are expected to attend. stevens was from the bay area, having lived in piedmont, graduated from cal and the uc hastings law school before entering the foreign service, eventually becoming the u.s. ambassador to libya. his brother and sister are supposed to speak at today's service. also in attendance, libya's ambassador to the united states, senator diane feinstein, and thomas pickering, the person who has been charged with investigating the security surrounding stevens the day he died. ambas
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
tribute to ambassador chris stevens at a memorial service at the city hall rotunda today. stevens was one of four americans who died during an attack at the u.s. consulate back on september 11th. when asked about the attack, secretary of state hillary clinton says she accepts responsibility for diplomats' safety. >> and that's what i was very much working on day an night, to try to make sure that we intervened with governments, we did everything we could to keep our people safe, which is my primary responsibility. >> today's memorial for chris stevens starts at 4:30 this afternoon. the public is encouraged to attend. coming up at 6:30, we'll have a live report from bob redell with specifics about the list of government leaders and dignitaries expected to attend the event. >>> turning now to decision 2012 and the race for the white house. this is a look at hofstra university in new york where the stage is said for the second presidential debate of the campaign. and this time the candidates are not going down without a fight. the second debate is a town hall format with questions from the a
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 4:00pm PDT
about peace and communications. >> the 52-year-old stevens and three other americans were killed on the anniversary of september 11th during an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. his family says stevens was there helping to launch a cultural exchange center, one giving remarks today is the libyan ambassador to the united states. the man the state department has chosen to investigate the assault, retired diplomat thomas pickering, will address the crowd as well. california senator dianne feinstein and congress woman barbara lee will honor the memory of the fallen ambassador. >> i know his commitment in being ambassador to an area of our world that is in such turmoil was a high calling for him. i just wanted and asked for permission to host it with the family. they wanted it here. >> the mayor will give the welcome followed his his brother and two sisters who will talk about the sibling they knew growing up. >> carolyn, thank you. we'll be streaming the service at abc 7 news.com. there is a link to a site his family established where you can learn more and leave your message
CW
Oct 16, 2012 10:00pm PDT
'm grace lee, cbs 5. >>> hundreds filled san francisco city hall today to honor chris stevens. the bay area native was one of four americans killed in last month's terror attack in libya. rine da ye on his friends and families final good-byes. >> family and friends, diplomats, and a senator, they join together to celebrate the life of chris stevens. his younger sister remembered how she was the target of his pranks. >> i saw the magic through his eyes. >> steven's death last month has become a political issue in the presidential race and an embarrassment for the libyan government. >> i'm sorry. we sent you one of our best diplomats, but not be able to protect you. >> he was interested in the lives of the libyan people. thomas pickerring recalled a story before stevens became ambassador. >> he was being trailed by the security men who are obviously very spitted tay other tourists. he reached over to one of the men, stole his cameras of the men that were following him. they were so dumbfounded that they had to loof. after a quick conversation, chris continues them to stand down. >> the
ABC
Oct 17, 2012 4:30am PDT
stevens who was killed last month in libya. john alston shows the outpouring of praise. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> reporter: the memorial began with a video narrated by ambassador stevens himself. >> i'm excited to return to libya to continue the great work we've started. building a solid prime minister between the united states and libya to help you the libyan people people libyan beam. >> reporter: the service attracted political dignataries and stevens' immediate family. his brother talked about the last time they said good-bye several months ago. >> now that it is time to say good-bye i don't see any reason to deviate from that custom so my big brother, my best friend, i'll see you next time. >> reporter: september 11th, stevens was killed in libya, three other americans also died among the speakers was the libyan ambassador to the u.s. who said stevens stood with the libyan people during their revolution against qadhafi. >> we are again sorry we could not protect this professional diplomat who came to help news a critical time. >> reporter: the family has established a fund to promote improved relatio
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
are coming together to remember the life of bay area native chris stevens. he was the ambassador who was killed in that attack. we have been streaming this memorial service on our website since it began at 4:30. this is a live look now inside san francisco's city hall. jodi hernandez is also there, outside of city hall. i know you spent time with steven's parents. they must be so proud today, but also proud of his accomplishments. >> they certainly are. the memorial is taking place inside city hall. stevens' sisters and his brother are sharing memories of their childhood, growing up with christopher stevens. his sister remembered him as clever and witty, someone who is always dedicated to his family. she esaid no matter where he travelled in the world, he would always come home. tonight his friends and family must say goodbye. >> his commitment in being the ambassador to an area of our world that is in such turmoil was a huge, huge high calling for him. >> i know we have lost a hero, but we need to celebrate that life. >> reporter: and that's the aim of this afternoon's memorial serv
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 4:30am EDT
in san francisco tuesday to honor u.s. ambassador christopher stevens. the 52-year-old diplomat was killed in a september 11 terror attack in benghazi, libya. >> the memorial gave people from his hometown the opportunity to say goodbye. edward lawrence reports from san francisco. >> reporter: hundreds of people filled san francisco's city hall to honor u.s. ambassador chris stevens, one of four americans killed last month when terrorists attack the u.s. consulate in benghazi. friends, family, dignitaries and members of the public came to remember their hometown hero. he grew up in the bay area and went to college at nearby berkley. >> he had a very challenging job, always came home. >> reporter: the lifelong bachelor served as a diplomat in the middle east and first went to libya in 2007. he returned last year and worked with rebels who would overthrow mao mar qaddafi. former secretary of state george schultz said he lost his life serving his country. >> we're here to celebrate the immense accomplishments this man has made for us. >> reporter: stevens' family said they received
KICU
Oct 16, 2012 11:30pm PDT
ambassador chris stevens. >> it took the president 14 days. >> get the transcript. >> he did in fact, sir. let me call it. >> can you say it a little louder? >> reporter: the finger pointing continued over the economy. >> governor romney doesn't have a five point plan. he has a one-point plan. that is to make sure folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> i look at what's happened in the last four years and say this has been a disappointment. we can do better than this. we don't have to settle for how many months, 43 months with unemployment over 8%. >> reporter: both traded barbs. >> i want to get america's economy going again. 54% of america's workers work in businesses that are taxed as individuals. >> reporter: we -- >> we haven't heard from the governor any specifics -- >> reporter: the president was often ready with a counter punch. >> i'll crack down on china. >> you're the last person who's going to get tough on china. >> reporter: both seemed to do enough for many of their supporters to claim victory. >> thank you. from eric we turn to jana katsuyama. >> reporter: thi
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 10:00pm PDT
stevens. >> it took the president 14 days. >> get the transcript. >> he did in fact, sir. let me call it. >> can you say it a little louder? >> reporter: the finger pointing continued over the economy. >> governor romney doesn't have a five point plan. he has a one-point plan. that is to make sure folks at the top play by a different set of rules. >> i look at what's happened in the last four years and say this has been a disappointment. we can do better than this. we don't have to settle for how many months, 43 months with unemployment over 8%. >> reporter: both traded barbs. >> i want to get america's economy going again. 54% of america's workers work in businesses that are taxed as individuals. >> reporter: we -- >> we haven't heard from the governor any specifics -- >> reporter: the president was often ready with a counter punch. >> i'll crack down on china. >> you're the last person who's going to get tough on china. >> reporter: both seemed to do enough for many of their supporters to claim victory. >> thank you. from eric we turn to jana katsuyama. >> reporter: this was not a part
ABC
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
others in libya. ambassador stevens died in what the administration now says was a terrorist attack. katie marzullo joins us from the newsroom. >> reporter: because the u.s. state department has officially said the dead on the consulate in benghazi was not a random protest all attention has turned to how it could have happened. thirty days and still no answers. the point republican darrell issa of california head of the house oversight committee made clear as he spoke about the consulate attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >> it is a long time to wait. >> reporter: today's hearing is supposed to determine if ambassador stevens had adequate security. the chairman of the subcommittee read part of a statement. >> certainly, not an environment where posts should be decked to normalize operations and reduce security resources in -- in accordance with an artificial timetable. >> reporter: the former head of a military team in libya is saying the consulate never had forces it needed to protect itself and stevens knew he was in danger. >> in june, the amba
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in libya that killed ambassador chris stevens. clinton is taking the fall for the attack saying she, not the white spe sible for the embassy consulate security abroad. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. the president and the vice president certainly wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. >> during last week's vice presidential debate joe biden said the white house was in the aware of requests to increase security at the consulate in benghazi. three other americans along with stevens were also kid. meanwhile stevens will be remembered today at a public memorial right here in san francisco. stevens grew up in the bay area, graduated from cal. senator dianne feinstein as well as libya's ambassador to the united states will attend the service that starts vingire through a restaurant supply store in san carlos overnight. it broke out just after midnight. firefighters battled flames for two hours on washington street. crews did manage to stop from the spreading to nearby buildings. no one was hurt. >>> in s
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
native chris stevens is underway. highway and three other americans were killed in the september 11th assault in libya. with three weeks to go before the election, secretary of state hillary clinton is taking personal responsibility for the attack. republicans have blamed the white house for not doing enough to secure the come pound, but clinton says when it comes to protecting u.s. diplomats oversea, the buck stops with her. >> i know there's been a lot of attention paid to who said what when. but what happened is more important, we were attacked. everybody in the administration has tried to say what we knew at the time with the caveat that we would learn more. and that's what happened. >> three separate investigations are underway to determine who knew what and when. >>> now back out live to san francisco city hall where mourners are remembering fallen ambassador chris stevens tonight. we are there now. >> reporter: a memorial for the ambassador started at 4:30, at san francisco city hall. it was filled an hour before that. that holds 700 people. they opened up one of the courthou
KOFY
Oct 10, 2012 11:30am PDT
now in washington over the death of u.s. ambassador and three others in libya. ambassador stevens diedin what the adminisation now says was a terrort attack. katimarzul joi us from e neroom >> reporter: becau the.s. state dartmen has officially sd th dead on the consulate in benghazi was not a random protest all attention has turned to how it could have happened. thirty days and still no answers. the point republican darrell issa of california head of the house oversight committee made clear as he spoke about the consulate attack that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. >> it is a long time to wait. >> reporter: today's hearing is supposed to determine if ambassador stevens had adequate security. the chairman of the subcommittee read part of a statement. >> certainly, not an environment where posts should be decked to normalize operations and rduce scuri sources -in accordae th an aificial timetable. >>eporter: the forread mitaryeam inibya is saying the consute never had forces it needed to protect itself and stevens knew he was in danger. >> in june, the a
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, there was a terror attack in libya on tv. thousands gathered to remember one of the victims ambassador chris stevens. >> blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of god. >> the 52-year-old bay area native died along with three other americans on september 11th as you heard during a terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. world dignitaries were there. mayor ed lee was the first to speak praising steven's life. his sister, ann, said her brother set the standard for their family very high. >> chris was my most important mentor. and he showed me how. so it's not important who your mother is, it's not just important who your father is, but it's very important who your big brother is. and we had the very best. the world needs a lot more big brothers like chris stevens. >> stevens graduated from piedmon high school and u uc berkley. stevens became the ambassador toe libya back in may. >> new details on a multimillion doll accident on the bay. the 72 foot yacht capsized and late tonight, parts of that battered boat are arriving back on dry land. the crew tossed into the
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
bay area relatives of ambassador chris stevens announced a special memorial service for the u.s. diplomat killed in libya last month. the ceremony will take place at san francisco's city hall october 16th. steven's family has invited a list of dignitaries, including george schultz and senator dianne feinstein. stevens grew up in the bay area attending piedmont high. after, he went on to uc berkeley and uc hastings in san francisco for law school. the public is being invited to the service but you should know the city hall rotunda only holds about 700 people. stevens was just 52 years old. >>> it was one thing when burglars took their jewelry. when they took the family puppy, a san jose city councilman stepped in. burglars first broke into melissa's home last summer. on monday her south san jose home was burglarized again. this time, though, the bad guys took her 10-year-old daughter's brand new puppy. the little yorkie mix. tonight the little girl has a message for those dog knappers. >> if you bring it back, that would mean the world to me. and i would be willing to give anyt
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 4:30am PDT
>>> remembering chris stevens. today the bay area pays tribute to the fallen u.s. ambassador as the state department admits responsibility for the security lapse that led to his death. >>> getting ready for round two. president obama and mitt romney preparing for their second debate tonight as the polls show the presidential race a statistical tie. >> go, giants! >> get out of bed, cheer on the giants. victory at at&t park. the giants win their first home game of the postseason but not without some drama on the diamond. >> that jacqu's a good way to g blood flowing. the bay bridge, a beautiful live look outside at the city by the bay on this october 16th. this is "today in the bay." >> hello tuesday morning. >> it is giants fever sweeping the area. good morning, everybody. >> lots to get to this morning including that giants coverage. first, let's check in with meteorologist christina loren. good morning. >> good morning to you, jon and laura. welcome back, jon. we've got a really good-looking day shaping up. temperatures are going to feel like summertime even in the city tod
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 11:00am PDT
is on assignment. >>> and i'm kristen sze. preparations underway for the memorial for ambassador chris stevens he was killed in libya. this morning hillary clinton takes on critics of the white house. >> reporter: the ambassador's family members said they don't want his death to be politicized, obviously it is. many of his family members will be here his brother and two sisters will speak. crews are laying white carpet inside the rotunda of city hall. elaborate set-up. here the city holding a memorial for chris stevens, a diplomat from piedmont who attended uc berkeley. some 700, including state department colleagues, friends and family are expected. mayor lee will address the crowd. >> it is very appropriate we celebrate his life what he tried to do as an ambassador and -- in one of the hardest regions today. >> reporter: the attack that killed stevens and three other americans has become a political hot button issue finger pointing has intensified since the state department acknowledged the attack was a coordinated assault. hillary clinton is saying the buck tops with her. >> i take responsibil
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
stevens was born. thank you. >> we're streaming the service on our web site abc 7 news.com. there, you can find a link to learn more about ambassador stevens and leave your messages of support. >> a top aide says the president feels he is the man responsible for the attack that ki steven asks three other americans. this just a day after secretary of state hillary clinton says she's to blame. secretary clinton deflected criticism away from mr. obama and vice president biden for how they handled the situation. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. 60,000 plus people all over the world and and certainly won't be knowledgeable about decisions made by security professionals it was helpful for hillary clinton to say that but it's not going to make this go away. >> republican mitt romney criticized the obama administration's response to the attacks. >> president obama and mitt romney getting set to begin second debate in less than an hour this, is a look inside of the complex at hofstra university where the debate will take place. this is a town hall style debate. >> it
KOFY
Oct 16, 2012 12:00am PDT
in will he be why. 4 americans were killed including ambassador christopher stevens on september 11. today clinton said communication was confusing that night. last month. ultimately the security decisions were hers to make. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department. 60,000 plus people all over the world. 275 posts. the president and the vice president certainly wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. >>reporter: the group responsible for the attack may connected to al qaeda. today the white house launched drones in north after can to track them down. >> well, secretary clinton will not be among those attend ago public memorial forum ambassador stevens tomorrow in san francisco. his memorial will be held in the rotunda at san francisco city hall at 4:30 p.m. senator feinstein and libya ambassador to the u.s. are expected to attend. stevens grew up in piedmont and graduate from uc berkeley and hastings school of law. strong bay area tie that's why the memorial is being held here. >>> tv and voice your vote p
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Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT
in alameda, allie rasmous, account news. >>> a rally for scheduled at city hall this afternoon for stevens. he was one of four americans killed during the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. stevens glue up in the bay area, graduated from piedmont high school. the memorial is scheduled to begin at 4:30 in the city hall rotunda but the setup is already underway. this is from this morning. team coverage is today on account channel 2 news at 5:00. we'll also stream it live on ktvu.com. again the public is invited. >>> meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton is taking responsibility for security at the u.s. consulate in benghazi. the obama administration has been criticized for reportedly denying requests for increased security at the consulate prior to the attack. secretary clinton says she has appointed an independent panel to investigate the attack on the conse. >>> san francisco giants heading to the midwest now. bound for st. louis where they will play game three of the national league championship series tomorrow. new at noon, kristen is live at sfo where the g
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
daily with ambassador christopher stevens to discuss security. was he concerned about security? >> he was. he was constantly concerned about the threats to not just himself, but the entire staff there. >> reporter: was there what you saw as a visible security drawdown during the period of time you were in libya? >> yes. and it began just shortly after i arrived. there was pressure to reduce the number of security people there. >> reporter: pressure from where? >> higher headquarters at state department. >> reporter: over six months leading up to the attack on ambassador stevens, woods says the security situation in libya deteriorated. there were 13 threats or attacks in tripoli and benghazi. wood says ambassador stevens and his staff made the case for tightened security in e-mails and diplomatic cables, but one by one, lost three state department security teams, their only airplane and eventually woods' squad, too. did ambassador stevens or the regional security officer fight losing another team? >> yes. >> reporter: do you feel like there was a disconnect between what you saw on the
CBS
Oct 17, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> hundreds gathered under the city hall rotunda in san francisco to remember ambassador chris stevens. stevens was killed last month in an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. among those at yesterday's memorial service were mayor ed lee and senator dianne feinstein. the libyan ambassador to the u.s. expressed his government's regret. >> we're very sorry. you send us one of your best diplomats, but unfortunate will not be able to protect him. >> friends said stevens was a good diplomat because he was interested in the lives of the libyan people. during his service, his younger sister ann said his optimism inspired her to learn about the middle east. chris stevens was a graduate of piedmont high school and uc- berkeley. >>> 5:07. overnight sections of america's cup catamaran were towed back to shore. the 72-foot boat flipped over drifted out through the golden gate and broke into pieces. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran over at pier 80 headquarters of team oracle with more. cate. >> reporter: frank, oracle team usa says this is a big setback for them and it appears that their b
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
at 6:00. >>> chris stevens will be remembered today at a public memorial here in san francisco the top envoy to libya killed in an attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he grew up in the bay area. senator dianne feinstein as well as the ambassador in the united states will attend the service. >>> hillary clinton is taking responsibility for the blame she say the security for diplomats abroad is her job. joe biden said the white house was not aware of requests to increase security at the consulate in benghazi. three other americans were also killed. >>> a small town rocked by a dance studio scandal. >>> and how a tour guide nearly lost a limb teasing the reptile. >>> and a hotel worker fired after a celebrity encounter, the comment about jennifer anist o on that cost him his job. ,, (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kicker... again, again! oh, no you don't! take a step forward and chase what matters. [monotone] she says, "switch t
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
to tie the game in the ninth. he hits the grounder to steven drew. double play. the a's live to play on. they win game three 2-0. there will be a game four. >> very easily could have had a big talk today. everything's on the line today. another game. >> out there, none of us will play worried, we got to go out there and give it everything we got. there is no tomorrow otherwise. now there is tomorrow and we're going to focus on that. >>> once again, sellout crowd will be here tonight. 36,000 fans cheering on the green and gold as they take on the detroit tigers in game four of this five-game series. the a's will go with their rookie a.j. griffin. the detroit tigers will go with shirzer as their starter. he's recovering from ankle and shoulder injuries. we'll see how he'll pitch tonight. we'll have all your highlights on nbc bay area tonight. over to scott reese who also is covering a very big game. those san francisco giants. scott reese, good morning. >> henry, good morning to you. yeah, like the a's, the giants stayed alive with a win last night in cincinnati. before we get to the high
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
license plates. >>> new developments show the threat that chris stevens faced in benghazi. militias keeping order in the city threatened to quit over a political feud, accord fog a cable sent -- according to a cable stent on september 11th. >>> the bay area will pay tribute to chris stevens next week. next tuesday, more than 700 people are expected to attend a public memorial at san francisco's city hall. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follows. republican presidential momny, mitt romney is expected to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia institute. coming up at 7:15, the changes that he says he would make and the results of the latest gallup pole in gal -- gallup poll. allie rasmus is live -- >>> alley rasmus live at a pumpkin weighoff. o
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
libya that killed chris stevens and three other americans. lawmakers want to investigate allegations that ambassador stevens requested additional security but his requests were denied. they also want to know how five security agents at the benghazi compound at the attack became separated from ambassador stevens. >>> more proof the denver debate may have turned the presidential race around for mitt romney. alison burns is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with a few more polls and the candidate's reaction. >> reporter: a new poll shows that mitt romney is now leading 4 points. that's a very big turnout. because another poll showed president obama up by 8 points just last month. there is a margin of error by 3 points. here's mitt romney in newport news, virginia sounding very upbeat about his chances for a win in four weeks. >> people wonder why it is i'm so confident we're gonna win. i'm confident because i see you here on a day like this! this is unbelievable! thank you so much! >> reporter: the obama campaign is out with a sarcastic new ad taking aim at romney's push to end subsidies
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
chris stevens announcing a very special memorial service, a tribute in his honor. that service will be held at san francisco city hall october 16th. the public is invited to this service but do keep in mind the city hall rotunda only holds about 700 people. stevens was killed in libya just last month. he was 52 years old. >>> the driver of a big rig that crashed into an amtrak train causing it to derail is talking this morning. he told police he doesn't know why he drove his big rig through a flashing crossing gate and then hit the train. the crash happened monday just south of fresno. the train was traveling from oakland to bakersfield. the chp says he was not under the influence of any drugs or alcohol at the time of the crash. 39 people on that train were hurt. >>> gay rights activists in san francisco right now planning to demonstrate outside today at the installation of archbishop salvato salvatore cordileone. protesters say he played a major role backing prop 8. he was arrested in san diego at a dui checkpoint back in august. today's ceremony will take place at st. mary's
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
administration did not know that ambassador stevens and other personnel on the ground had been asking for more security help. >> we weren't told they wanted more security there. we did not know they wanted more security. and, by the way, at the time we were told exactly -- we said exactly what the intelligence community told us that they knew. that was the assessment. >> reporter: it was an assessment, but the state department did know in real time from videos that requests for more security and resources had been made and were turned down. a state department official acknowledged testifying on capitol hill only yesterday. there was also a sharp disagreement tonight on medicare. biden charged that ryan's original plan would raise out-of-pocket costs for most seniors. >> look, folks, use your common sense. who do you trust on this, a man who introduced a bill that would raise it 40 to $6400 a year knowing it and passing it and romney saying sign it or me and the president? >> reporter: ryan objected. >> that statistic was completely misleading, but more importantly -- >> those are you the facts
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 4:00am PDT
. >>> ambassador chris stevens will be remembered at a public memorial today in san francisco. stevens was among those killed in the attack on the american consulate in benghazi, libya. >>> and if you're headed off to work maybe give your employer an extra special smile when you arrive. today is national boss's day. >>> and it's that time again. the winter season officially kicks off here at 30 rock with the opening of the rockefeller center ice rink. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments in those stories and others as they break on msnbc. and tonight be sure to watch brian williams with "nbc nightly news." >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. ryan seacrest goes one on one with first lady michelle obama about the debates and how much the president looks to her for encouragement. >> does he look at you for encouragement? >> with the lights, you just never can tell. does he know exactly where i'm sitting? can he see me? so i just prepare myself. i assume that he can so i make sure that i'm always giving him that
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 11:00am PDT
today in san francisco. thousands are expected to pay tribute to ambassador chris stevens at a service at the city hall rotunda today. stevens was one of four americans who died during an attack of the u.s. consulate on september 11th. when asked about the attack, secretary of state hillary clinton says she accepts responsibility for the safety of diplomats. >> that's what i was very much working on day and night to try to make sure that we intervened with governments and we did everything we could to keep our people safe, which is my primary responsibility. >> today's memorial begins at 4:30. the public is encouraged to attend. >>> turning now to decision 2012 and the race for the white house. we have a look at hofstra university in new york where the stage is all set for the second of the three debates. round one went to mitt romney. this time around, president obama says they are not going down without a fight. this is a town-hall format with questions coming from the audience. the candidates will push their own agendas. aides say they will bring up romney's tax ad and the 47% comme
ABC
Oct 16, 2012 7:00am PDT
chris stevens and three other americans. we'll hear from her in just a few moments. this has been a big political football on capitol hill. >> absolutely. >> and go game-on, people. we're inside for the audition of the male model for one of everybody's favorite game shows. "the price is right." for this guy, get ready to meet rob, everybody. >>> let's get right to the big debate. >> thank you, lara. >> i cannot wait to meet rob. just 21 days to go. the pressure this on time on president obama. it's "your voice your vote." jake tapper is at hofstra where the candidates will square off tonight. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, george. well, president obama for the first time referred to the race as tied, although according to some polls, mitt romney has a slight lead. it makes the second debate far more important than president obama probably could have ever anticipated. president obama is right now hunkered down at this luxurious virginia golf resort, taking only an occasional though much needed break from his debate prep with a stroll around the rolling greens. this is how
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am PDT
francisco in two weeks. ambassador chris stevens died in an attack in benghazi last month. he warned a colleague in august not to travel to libya because of safety concerns. stevens had a home in the bay area. the memorial will be held october 16th in the rotunda at san francisco's city hall. it will be open to the public and set to start at 4:30 p.m.. >>> california highway patrol says, auto -- auto thefts have gone down in the state for the sixth year in a row, dropped 1.3% during the past year and they say due to enforcement, education and using high-tech advancements that can help deter or catch auto thieves we also have increased technology, license plate reader technology, lojack technology and our bait vehicle technology where we place cars in places where we want them to be stolen. >> interesting the chp says of the more than 156,000 sleeks reported stolen last year, nearly 85% were recovered. still the economic cost to californians last year about a billion dollars. >>> yesterday, whow! really hot then -- whoa! really hot then sea breezes and the whole picture change. >> alr
KICU
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. two suspected were detained. they tried to enter turkey with fake passports. so far the authorities have not confirmed the report. stevens was one of four americans who died this september 11th in an attack. >> it happened somewhere in south contra costa county where freeway overpasses offer ideal homes for colonies of mexican bats. >> once system is develop it is universally fatal. >> aeufr bite, the phase is about 2-6-months incubation -- after the bite, the phase is about 2-6-months incubation. >> the gentleman who died of rabies stuck his hand in the plastic bag and presumably bitten. >> the cdc says he flew home june 14th, four days later san francisco to ban kobg for two weeks vacation and had contact with two people in thailand. showing symptoms, went to dubai and then he died. saliva and tears could sprez it to others. >> there were 59 people identified and 23 of them received post exposure drugs. >> reporter: the man's family got shots. they urge people to avoid all contact with wild animals acting unusually and all bats. under scoring tr
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm PDT
of people filled san francisco's city hall today and honor ambassador chris stevens. the bay area native was one of four americans killed in benghazi libya in the terrorist attack. on his friends and families' final goodbyes. >> reporter: family and friends, diplomats and a senator joined to celebrate the life of ambassador chris stevens. his younger sister remembered how she was the target of his pranks and also how he inspired her growing up. >> i saw the world through chris' wide amount mystickizes. -- optimistic eyes. >> everybody thought to send us one of your best diplomats. but unfortunate will not be able to protect him. >> reporter: friends said he was a good diplomat because he was interested in the interests of the libyan people. >> he was being trailed by security men who were obviously very intimidating to other tourists. as she recounted it, he reached over to one of the men, stole his camera and started taking pictures of the men who had been following them. they were so dumbfounded that they had to laugh. and after a quickkers, chris -- conversation chris convinced them t
KRON
Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm PDT
.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. stevens was a bay area native, went to university of california at berkeley. hillary clinton pushing back against criticism of the obama administration. she says security abroad is her job, not that of the white house. >> i take responsibility. i am in charge of the state department. 60,000 people all over the word. 275 posts. the president and the vice president wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions made by security professionals. >> that attack was september 11, hillary clinton says an investigation is underway to determine more about what happened. the obama administration has been criticized since vice president joe biden said the white house did not know about requests to enhance security. that contradicted testimony by state department employees. >>> it was a nice afternoon today with temperatures running in the 70s and 80s. 83 conquered. along the coast line, temperatures mild. 66 half moon bay. 74 san francisco. downtown the peninsula, 81 in redwood city. as we look outside on radar, picture tonight, a storm pass
Telemundo
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm PDT
ayuntamiento para recordar a chris stevens, quien pas parte de su vida en el area de la bahia. ---el alcalde dijo que el embajador es un heroe para la ciudad de san francisco. ---stevens, es uno de 4 americanos que falleci durante un ataque a la embajada estadounidens e en bengasi, el 11 de septiembre. ---ayer, la secretara de estado, hillary clinton, asumi como su responsabilid ad la seguridad de los diplomaticos de estados unidos. cu ---atencion que las autoridades en south "lake tahoe" estan advirtiendo a sus visitantes a tener precaucion en ciertas areas de la ciudad luego de encontrar a una ardilla infectada con peste bubnica. take vo ---el servicio forestal de estados unidos dice que el roedor estaba enrollado en si mismo, temblando y tenia dificultad para respirar. ---el animal fue hallado cerca de la entrada del centro de visitantes "taylor creek". take video box ---las autoridades han puesto advertencias en ese sitio, ademas del centro historico de "tallac" y el centro turistico "camp richardson". ---el departamento de salud publica esta atrapando a roedores para determinar si tambi
ABC
Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
trail in montgomery county. >> police say a woman was attacked in the trail in bethesda. steven? >> reporter: after this brutal attack, a warning from a authorities tonight for those women who use the capital crescent trail, don't go there alone. as these women ran along the capital trail tonight, something stalked them. fear. >> it's scary out here. >> reporter: sunday night some time after sun down, a 21-year-old woman jogging here, stopping for a deer on the trail. authorities say a man sneaked up behind her and hit her over the head and knocked her out. >> people running all the time. >> reporter: tonight police patrolled the trail. so far no suspect but for the women running here, the officers are a almost sight. >> we saw the police walking. i hope they continue to be here during the time of the night. >> reporter: we saw a lot of cyclist but few returners and very few women. these women say until yesterday, they might have gone running here alone but not ymore. >> i want to come by himself after i saw it. maybe in the day but i would definitely -- >> reporter: becaus
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